FTA to create more rooms for Vietnam-Customs Union cooperation Business

FTA to create more rooms for Vietnam-Customs Union cooperation

The signing of a free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan will be an effective tool for Vietnamese exporters to make inroads into the union boasting a population of over 170 million with high per capita income.
Collapsed tunnel incident: rescuers conduct new drills Society

Collapsed tunnel incident: rescuers conduct new drills

Rescuers are making all-out drilling efforts to reach 12 workers who were trapped in a collapsed tunnel at the construction site of the Da Dang-Da Chomo hydropower plant in Central Highlands Lam Dong province since December 16.
Vietnam, Customs Union put final touches on FTA Business

Vietnam, Customs Union put final touches on FTA

Final touches were put on a free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia during the eighth negotiation round in Phu Quoc island district, the southern province of Kien Giang, from December 8-14.
President to attend APEC economic leaders’ meeting Politics

President to attend APEC economic leaders’ meeting

President Truong Tan Sang will attend the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting and related meetings in Bejing, China from November 9-11 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
Japanese firm inaugurates tyre plant in Hai Phong Business

Japanese firm inaugurates tyre plant in Hai Phong

Bridgestone Tyre Manufacturing Vietnam Co., Ltd (BTMV), a subsidiary of Japan’s Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd (BSCAP), launched its first tyre plant in Vietnam in the Dinh Vu Industrial Zone, the northern Hai Phong port city, on October 24.
Vietnam, US hope for early signing of TPP Politics

Vietnam, US hope for early signing of TPP

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh and visiting US Trade Representative Michael Froman expressed their hope for the early signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement during their meeting in Hanoi on October 21.
MoIT optimistic about 2014 goal realisation Business

MoIT optimistic about 2014 goal realisation

The Minister of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is likely to fulfil all the set targets for 2014, with industrial production index rising 7-7.2 percent, exports growing 12 percent to 148 billion USD and retail revenue expanding by 12 percent, said Minister Vu Huy Hoang.